Tag Archives: Jean Vanier

Dealing with our Demons

This blog holds nearly 700 posts.  I frequently republish (and sometimes update) blogs from the past for those of you who are newer readers.  This one first appeared on June 3, 2015. One of the most moving stories about St. … Continue reading

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On Being “Radical”

QUOTES Long ago, I was in and out of the church because I didn’t see the “radical” Jesus being preached or followed.  I love this definition of radical; it fits the lifestyle of an Apprentice of Jesus, I think: “The … Continue reading

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Balancing the Inward/Outward Journey

As a happy introvert who is very comfortable living with books and plants and, yes, TV, I am horrified and convicted by this quote by Jean Vanier, one of Henry Nouwen’s mentors. “Community can be a terrible place because it … Continue reading

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